Education is a debt due from the present to the future generations.
—George Peabody (American Financier)
Life at its best is a creative synthesis of opposites in fruitful harmony.
—Martin Luther King, Jr. (American Civil Rights Leader)
The faster you go, the more chance there is of stubbing your toe, but the more chance you have of getting somewhere.
—Charles F. Kettering (American Inventor)
It is not what happens to us that determines our character, our experience, our karma, and our destiny, but how we relate to what happens.
—Lama Surya Das
The reality of the other person is not in what he reveals to you, but in what he cannot reveal to you. Therefore, if you would understand him, listen not to what he says but rather what he does not say.
—Khalil Gibran (Lebanese-born American Philosopher)
Come out into the broad light of day, come out from the little narrow paths, for how can the infinite soul rest content to live and die in small ruts?
—Swami Vivekananda (Indian Hindu Mystic)
Our memories are independent of our wills. It is not easy to forget.
—Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Irish-born British Playwright)
Between friends, differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.
—W. H. Auden (British-born American Poet)
Of course people are afraid. But honestly facing that fear, seeing it for what it is, is the only way of putting it to rest.
—Harvey Fierstein (American Actor)